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Created: 19 Aug 2012 • Updated: 13 Sep 2012 | 8 comments
NMG's picture
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I know win 8 is not supported, but has anyone installed SEP on the consuer preveiw?

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pete_4u2002's picture

Consumer Preview is still Windows 8 ,with the current version of SEP, SEP client on Windows consumer preview is not supported.

12.1 Ru2 is the next version of SEP, which is going to be released in coming months, This should be supporting the said OS.

check this link

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH174348

There are threads which says only AV componenet have been working.

Idimple's picture

Hello,

 

Please check out the below link,

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174348

Alos check out below forum link,

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/any-consideration-installing-sep-121-win-8-consumer-preview

Note :  Please note that there are currently known issues with SEP's optional Application and Device Control (ADC) component on this new Windows 8 platform.  It is recommended to install SEP 12.1 without ADC when performing trials with Windows 8. These conflicts are expected to be resolved prior to the release of a version of SEP 12.1 that is supported on Windows 8.

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NMG's picture

Guys i know that, i had asked a similar question before and pete it was you who gave  me the answer.

My question was simple. Has anyone insatlled SEP on Win8 Consumer preveiw.

I KNOW THAT SEP IS NOT SUPPORTED ON WIN 8 AT THIS POINT OF TIME

Idimple
Symantec Employee, the link that you have pasted, that was the question I had  asked a month back

 

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

I have Installed SEP 12.1 RU2 on Windows 8 consumer preview and it works great.

However, Windows 8 may be supported in SEP 12.1 RU2.

No Official Release Date has been announced as of now.

Check this Article:

About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH174348

Incase, if you are interested in Beta Testing for SEP 12.1 RU2, check this :

https://symbeta.symantec.com/callout/?callid=1D5D3DD349C248E69B13977DA4DBF426

The Symantec Beta Program is now accepting applications to participate in the Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2 Program which began in early July.

In order to be considered for this program you must be registered with Symbeta.  If you are already registered, log in with your username and password.  If you have not yet registered, you will need to create a Symbeta account and provide the necessary information. 

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Senior Consultant
MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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SameerU's picture

Hi

SEP 12.1 is currently neither certified not supported on Windows 8 and any of its beta releases.

For more information please refer the link below:

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

Let me know if you have any queries...
 

Regards

Mick2009's picture

Hi NMG,

"Thumbs up" to the warning about ADC.  To check out how the rest of SEP 12.1 functions, fell free to give it a try for yourself.  Here's the beta link:

https://symbeta.symantec.com/callout/?callid=1D5D3DD349C248E69B13977DA4DBF426

Hope this helps!  &: )

With thanks and best regards,

Mick

.Brian's picture

I currently have the BETA 12.1.2 running on Win8. Works fine.

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SonarSubs's picture

Ran installer SEP12.1 RU1 on Windows 8 RTM (MS TechNet) and it stopped at the beginning of the install:

Tried both Admin install and Compatibility test, both fail. --- It will not install ---

Next, installed SEP 12.1.1959.1959 (aka RU2 (aka 12.1.2)). After first reboot, had two errors, both fixed by the "Fix" button. First day a lot of popups were appearing from the system tray, but the following day did not see many at all.

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